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Westcombe House, London
Superior Studio with Wet Room - Bedroom
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Westcombe House, London

Tunnel Ave, London, SE10 0SL, United Kingdom
0 mi from City Center
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About the Property

Westcombe House has a nice old-school vibe that matches the new-gen energy in London. The property offers Fully furnished Studio Apartments with a comfortable bed and a dedicated study area with a desk and chair, it’s perfect for focused studying and relaxation. The University of Greenwich and Ravensbourne University are within walking distance from the property.

Features

The spacious rooms of this property come with a cozy bed, desk, and closet. The windows are perfect for letting the right amount of light in the room to let you have your golden hour moment. You get access to a private kitchen equipped with modern amenities to prepare your preferred meals however and whenever you like. You can also make the most of the communal lounge, fitness studio, games room, and study rooms available within the building. You can enjoy your stay without worrying about the extra expenditure as electricity, water and gas bills are included in the rent itself. The property's stunning architecture and lovely design undoubtedly enhance its overall aesthetic appeal.

Location and What's Hot?

The property is a peaceful neighborhood with ample shops and restaurants nearby. If you want to enjoy a good time dining with your friends, plenty of options are available at a short drive, like Nando's Greenwich - Peninsula and Frankie & Benny's Italian Restaurant.

Commute

The local commute is never a problem at 498 Fishponds Road station student accommodation as North Greenwich Subway Station is a short drive from the property, where you can get on a train to visit nearby places. One can also hop onto a bus from Morden Wharf Road (Stop MV) Bus Stop to visit nearby places.

What will you get

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
On-site Gym
Wi-Fi
Study Room
Communal TV
Cinema Room

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. We will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability.
If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform us in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form.
You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable us to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to us.

Can I book if I’m under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, we can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it.
We can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Does Property comply with the Scottish Letting Agent Code of Practice?

Yes we do.

Can I live at this property?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at property, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and we will then contact them and make the arrangements for you.

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which we will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online.
Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call our sales team. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange.
If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

How do I pay my rent?

We always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in our portal
You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details.
Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason.
We do not accept cash payments for any reason. 
If you are ever asked to make a payment into a different bank account, or if you are ever asked to pay cash to anyone for any reason, DO NOT make any payment. Your rent can be paid in a number of ways: 

Online via by logging into your student account

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.
If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date.
Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.
Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

You can choose whichever is most convenient for you. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full
To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase.
All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.
For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information.
a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information.
the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don’t have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, we recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on website.
This does not apply if staying at Aspen. We do not accept YourGuarantor.com.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year
Be over 21 years of age
Be a homeowner or in full time employment)
Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge
Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.
Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasn’t arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team.
You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up.
You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date.
A one off admin fee of £50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due.

Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.<br> Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

We may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however PMG offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using our online viewing tool or by contacting the sales team.
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Student Accomodations in London

London Student Accommodation

Discovering appropriate student housing in London can be tedious, but it's not complicated. Students can find a great deal of affordable and comfortable London student accommodation options at a reasonable price with amber. Student accommodation in London is located near many world-renowned London universities like Imperial College London, University College London, King's College London, King's College London - Guy's Campus, Fordham University London, University of Arts, London, Coventry University, London, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and London School Of Economics and Political Science.


Students can find pocket-friendly London student accommodation options in Zone 3 to Zone 9. It has something for everybody. Student accommodation in London is further divided into halls of residence, rooms and private housing. Student accommodation in London options consist of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly en-suites, studio apartments, and shared apartments in London for rent, including various amenities. Student accommodation in London is available in a variety of price ranges. London student accommodation is built for the comfort of students. Some of the most recommended accommodations in London are Chapter Aldgate, Chapter Portobello, Spring Mews, and others. It is much easier to book short-term student accommodation in London than in any other city in England with amber.

About London

With the world's most significant institutions and over 350,000 international students, London is a global centre of excellence for education. International students from all over the world favour London as their preferred educational destination. It is an influential capital for its historical architecture, culture, and music. Students are free to explore the city's network of friendly neighbourhoods. The people in London's city centre are known for being kind and welcoming to visitors, especially students.


London is the capital of the United Kingdom and is among the oldest cities in the world, stretching its history for almost two millennia. London is a beautiful metropolitan area based upon the River Thames and has been located in the Southeastern part of England since its inception. Being the core of the United Kingdom's economic, transportation, and cultural trade, the city boasts a vast economic sector and great importance in the country.

Moreover, students will find that London also shares its borders with popular cities near student accommodation in London such as Coventry, Birmingham and Leicester, making London a highly connected city. Besides, the city is also said to be influenced by historical and modern economic and warfare history, allowing London to enjoy a mixture of the early 19th and 20th centuries.


The city also hosts a large flock of international students amongst these travellers. London also offers many renowned institutions, including the Royal College of Art, Goldsmith's University, and Royal College of Music, which never let a student settle for anything less than perfect.

Best Student Accommodation in London

One of the most important things to do before moving abroad is to find a good, well-equipped student accommodation. Before you book your London student accommodation, look at different factors like distance from the university, location, nearby commute, etc. Amber has a very easy, fast, and streamlined process of bringing the best accommodations to you in just three easy, actionable steps. Amber is committed to providing you with the best student experience through its range of accommodation types, i.e. studios, flats, and other options for student accommodation in London. Our properties offered for London student accommodation are some of the best in the city. All the choices for student accommodation in London are catered to every student’s needs. Some of the best options for student accommodation in London are:

1. Axo Camden

2. IQ Tufnell House

3. IQ Shoreditch,

4. Bloomsbury Janet Poole House

5. Pacific Court

6. AXO Islington

7. AXO New Cross

8. Chapter Portobello

9. Helen Graham House

10. Goldsmith House

Cost of Living in London

London student accommodation is ideal for students due to the affordable cost. If you live in student accommodation in London offered by amber, you can save on your commute and many other bills.  Living in London could be expensive but careful assessments and planning can help students from spending extra pounds. For student apartments in London, it is recommended to have a budget of £1,000-£1,300 per month. Below is the breakdown of the monthly expenses in London:


1. Food: £400-£600/ month

2. Gas and electricity: £200-£280/ month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £120-£200/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £200-£400/ month

5. Laundry: £100-£160/ month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £80-£120/ month

7. Clothing: £200-£375/ month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £360-£600/ month

Student Travel London

England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective. The city is smartly connected to every central transportation system readily available within walking distance from all the universities in London. From the world-famous London Underground Tube and DLR (a machine-driven light railway) to trams and buses, students can explore a wide range of transport services in London.

To help students, we have enlisted the major transport systems in London below:

1. Train: London has a dedicated metro rail system which ranges from all the zones in London, covering London City Centre to Waterloo, Strand and Piccadilly Circus Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations. So students don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends. The average ticket cost is  £4.40- £9/ day

2. Bus: London's bus network runs 24 hours daily, with more than 100 buses running up and down the city. Students can take buses from Victoria Bus Station near the City Centre that connect to all national highways of England. The bus stops near the London student accommodation can help you travel daily to and from the student accommodation in London for just £3/ day. Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in London is around £2- £5/day. Students can also choose an 'Oyster Card' bus pass that significantly reduces local transport expenses.

3. Cycling: Students can also explore local parts of the city via cycling. Students can visit London's exclusive cycling areas like London's famous Jubilee Park & Garden.

Student Lifestyle and Living in London

With London's abundance of cultural institutions and academic offerings, its buzzing student life and global community, it's no wonder that the city has come out top. London is an excellent city to network and make connections with professionals around you. London is home to more than 1,27,000 international students. During your studies at university, there may be opportunities to work or intern for companies in your desired career. This is a great way to build upon your skills and develop your CV. With numerous dynamic and vibrant spots for the crowd, the town is ideal for all ages to explore and travel. Those who like spending quality time around calm water bodies can visit the popular Thames Riverside, where students find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.


Meanwhile, exploring local shops and city malls can also leave students in awe of London's eateries, which offer a wide variety of cuisines and drinks from almost every corner of the world. Granaio Leicester Square—Italian Restaurant and Pizza Pilgrims Waterloo are two of London's most popular restaurants and takeout places if students crave a sufficient dining experience at affordable prices.

One can also enjoy a drink watching the city's football team match at Brewmaster or groove to the trendy disco beats in the vibrant clubs in The Roxy situated right next to the City Centre.


Most students prefer London student accommodation in the city centre. The Amber Student Accommodation website allows students to discover a wide range of housing options to make their stay satisfying.

London Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do, it's no wonder London is among the most famous cities in the world. Around 20 million tourists visit London every year. The picturesque views, historical palaces, green areas and traditions make it intriguing and attract a large group of people. The hubs, pubs, delightful cafes, leisure places, parks and student-efficient clubs drive students to London. Some popular London attractions are:

1. London Eye

2. Big Ben

3. The Shard

4. Trafalgar Square

5. Buckingham Palace

Universities in London

London is home to several prestigious universities known for their academic excellence and diverse courses. Some of the renowned universities in the city include Imperial College London, University College London (UCL), King's College London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Queen Mary University of London. These institutions offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, attracting students from all around the world. With its cutting-edge research, world-class faculty, and vibrant campus life, studying in London provides an enriching and unforgettable educational experience.

1. London Film School

2. BPP university

3. City University of London

4. BPP University London (Holborn)

5. Kaplan International English (London Covent Garden)

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